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OCC TO INDUCT 6 INTO ATHLETICS HALL OF FAME
Orange Coast College is pleased to announce that four former athletes, two coaches and one unforgettable team will be inducted into the Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 1.

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CLASS SCHEDULE FOR WINTER INTERSESSION, SPRING 2015 NOW ONLINE
The Orange Coast College Winter Intersession and Spring 2015 schedule of classes is now available online. Priority registration opens on Nov. 3 and registration for new students begins on Nov. 18 for classes that start as early as Jan. 5. New students can apply for enrollment on the college’s website (www.orangecoastcollege.edu) at which time they will receive a registration date and time.

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OCC TO HOST EBOLA INFORMATION SESSION
Orange Coast College will host an Ebola and Emerging Infectious Diseases College Health Summit on Thursday, Nov. 6. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre and is sponsored by OCC’s Student Health Center.

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OCC TO HOST VETERANS DAY OBSERVANCE
Orange Coast College will celebrate our nation’s veterans with a Veteran’s Day observance on Monday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the college’s flagpole in the Quad, and will include a color guard presentation.

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ORANGE COAST COLLEGE OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR ALUMNI HALL OF FAME.
Nominations are open for the OCC Alumni Hall of Fame, which will recognize its 2015 recipient at the college’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 29 at the Pacific Amphitheatre. Deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 12.

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RICARDO SOTO NOMINATED FOR OC TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Ricardo Soto, chair of OCC’s Music Department, is the Coast Community College District nominee for 2015 Orange County Teacher of the Year.

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“YOU CAN’T TAKE IT WITH YOU” SET TO PREMIERE ON OCT. 31
The Orange Coast College Theatre Department’s newest faculty member, Tom Bruno, will direct a production of “You Can’t Take It With You,” opening on Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m. in the Drama Lab Theatre.

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FLU SHOT CLINIC SET FOR OCT. 30
OCC employees and retirees can get flu shots on Thursday, Oct. 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Admin 108. The clinic is available to benefit-eligible employees and retirees for $10.

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JOHN WILLIAMS’ FILM SCORES FEATURED IN WIND ENSEMBLE PROGRAM
The Orange Coast College Wind Ensemble will perform works by Academy Award-winning composer John Williams in “Here’s Johnny!” on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre. Advance tickets are $5 at the OCC Bursar’s Office, (714) 432-5880, or online at www.occtickets.com. Admission will be $7 at the door.

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“ART & ARCHITECTURE AROUND THE WORLD” TO BENEFIT AIDS EFFORTS
OCC art professor Irini Vallera-Rickerson will present the 24th annual AIDS benefit, “Unique Art and Architecture Around the World,” on Friday, Nov. 7, at 5:45 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre.

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ADVANCED VOICE STUDENTS TO PERFORM IN NOV. 8 MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP
Students from Beth Hansen’s advanced voice class will perform music from the Tony Award-winning team, John Kander and Fred Ebb, on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert B. Moore Theatre in the Fall 2014 Musical Theatre Workshop.

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COLLEGE LIFE COMMITTEE SLATES OPEN MIC NIGHT NOV. 13
The College Life Committee of the Associated Students of Orange Coast College is inviting student singers, poets, rappers and artists to share their talent at Open Mic Night on Thursday, Nov. 13. The event will take place from 5-8 p.m. on the Starbucks patio adjacent to the OCC Library.

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VET NET TRAINING RESCHEDULED TO NOV. 14
The VET NET Ally Program has rescheduled a seminar for Orange Coast College faculty and staff to Friday, Nov. 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Faculty House. Lunch will be provided.

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EOPS/CARE PROGRAM TO HOST OPPORTUNITY DRAWING
The Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) department is hosting its annual opportunity drawing benefitting the Adopt-a-Family program now through Nov. 26.

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OCC TO HOST MINORITY WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Orange Coast College will host the 23rd Annual Kaleidoscope Leadership Institute from Dec. 3-7. The yearly event is geared toward minority women, including Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic/Latinas, Arab/Middle Eastern Americans and Native Americans currently working in higher education or in administrative positions in secondary education. Kaleidoscope also welcomes attendees who work in private industry and Corporate America, as many issues and topics discussed are relevant to those sectors.

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OCC STUDENTS, STAFF HELP MAKE 2014 HUNGER WALK A SUCCESS
Once again Orange Coast College students helped to make the 26th Annual Newport/Irvine/Mesa CROP Hunger Walk the most successful in recent years,” said Steve Goetz, a retired OCC counselor who helps organize the event.

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SAFETY COMMITTEE TO MEET FRIDAY
The Orange Coast College Safety Committee will meet on Friday, Oct. 31, at 11 a.m. in Admin 108. The meeting is open to any interested faculty and staff members.

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RULES OF THE ROAD: CONFERENCES AND STUDENT INTERNS
Dear Rules of the Road,

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MESSAGE FROM THE CHANCELLOR
The chancellor reports on the Measure M Committee, which has oversight for bond projects, and the nomination of OCC’s Music Department Chair, Ricardo Soto, as Orange County Teacher of the Year.

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LIBRARY STUDENT WORKSHOPS
The Library provides open workshops for students to learn how to do research in the physical and virtual library. Students do not need to make a reservation, and can just drop in. These 60-minute workshops are held in the Library’s Lecture Room (go right when you enter the Library); extra credit slips will be provided.

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WORKSHOPS SLATED TO HELP FACULTY COMPLETE CLSO
If you have CSLO assessment data to enter, or if you have general CSLO questions, please come to an open lab.

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CAMPUS CALENDAR
Gallery Exhibits - Campus Events - Cheer on the Pirates!

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TAUSSIG PHOTO ON DISPLAY IN PARIS
The photography of Arthur Taussig, professor emeritus who taught at OCC from 1972-2003, is on display at the Fotofever in Paris Nov. 14-16 at the Carrousel du Louvre. Taussig’s work is part of the submission by the Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles.

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ON A PERSONAL NOTE
Legendary coach, lifeguard and mentor Al Irwin, 96, who was honored the past two years with a student academic center named after him at UC Irvine and induction into the first class of the Newport Harbor High Hall of Fame, has been placed in hospice care at home, according to a family member.

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OUR READERS WRITE!
Just this week, Coast to Coast received several fan letters! Thanks!

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Pirate Sports Blog

PIRATES WRANGLED BY GAUCHOS
MISSION VIEJO – Another strong start by the Orange Coast College football team gave the Pirates an early lead, but it wasn't enough as the Pirates fell to Saddleback College, 57-24, on Saturday night at the Snake Pit.

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AMINDARI SCORES TWO AS PIRATES EDGE MUSTANGS
COSTA MESA – In a year where Orange Coast College goalkeeper Nathan Brown has helped carry the Pirates into another solid season, on Friday it was the Coast offense which returned the favor in a 2-1 win over visiting Norco College.

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COAST GOES 2-2 AT GOLDEN WEST INVITE
HUNTINGTON BEACH – The Orange Coast College men’s water polo team went 2-2 this past weekend at the Golden West College Men's Water Polo Invitational, held at GWC and Cerritos College.

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LASERS ROLL PAST PIRATES IN THREE
COSTA MESA – The Orange Coast College women’s volleyball team ran into a buzz-saw on Wednesday night as visiting Irvine Valley College topped the Pirates in three sets, 25-16, 25-16, 25-19.

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LATE-PERIOD RUN LIFTS PIRATES TO 12-8 WIN OVER GAUCHOS
COSTA MESA – A fourth-period run by the Orange Coast College women's water polo team proved to be the difference as the Pirates held on for a 12-8 Orange Empire Conference win over the visiting Saddleback College Gauchos.

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PIRATES STREAK PAST DONS, 7-0
COSTA MESA – With the injuries piling up, the Orange Coast College women’s soccer team needed to find some offense wherever it could be found, and on Tuesday at the OCC Soccer Complex, it was found in a big way.

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